Group Vice President, Higher Education – Public Sector

Michael Schwalm currently serves as Group Vice President, Higher Education for OMNIA Partners, Public Sector.  Mr. Schwalm manages a team of nine Higher Education Regional Managers nationally to help bring strategic contract solutions to the colleges and universities that OMNIA Partners serves.  Mr. Schwalm comes to the team as a result of the merger of Provista and National IPA in October 2013.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Schwalm has over 15 years of experience in healthcare and education group purchasing with HPPI and Provista.  He has worked to deliver value to health systems and educational institutions and has engaged with them to identify and achieve their supply chain objectives.  Prior to joining the OMNIA Partners senior leadership team, Mr. Schwalm has served in various management and leadership positions through 20 years with a diverse range of organizations, including Solo Cup Company, MD Logic and WebMD.  

Mr. Schwalm has a B.S. /B.A. in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and resides in Mechanicsburg, PA.

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